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The Hon Alan Cadman MP represents the Federal seat of Mitchell in the north-western suburbs of Sydney and has been returned to the Parliament at every Federal election since 1974.

Mr Cadman was born in Sydney and he graduated from the University of NSW with a Certificate in Agriculture. Prior to his election to Parliament he was experienced in station and property management, small business and orcharding.

Alan Cadman is married to Judy, a teacher by profession, and they live at Galston with their three sons, Stephen, Phillip and Andrew.

Following the Coalition's decisive Federal election victory on 3rd March 1996 and with a record number of Coalition Members to the Parliament, Mr Cadman was appointed to the position of Chief Government Whip. He served in that position until his appointment as Parliamentary Secretary for Workplace Relations and Small Business in July 1997.

Alan Cadman held the position of Parliamentary Secretary for Workplace Relations and Small Business from 18th July 1997 until 21st October 1998.

He was also appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Fraser, in 1981 and was later appointed Shadow Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs in 1985, a position he held for four years.

When in Opposition, Mr Cadman served as acting Coalition spokesman in many senior portfolios including Communications; Aviation and Tourism; Senior Citizens and Aged Care; Immigration and Ethnic Affairs; Finance; and Small Business.

THE HON ALAN CADMAN MP
Federal Member for Mitchell
Member of the House of Representatives

FULL NAME:
Alan Glyndwr Cadman

BORN:
26th July, 1937, Sydney

PARENTS:
Halley Glyndwr
Phyllis Kathleen Cadman

SPOUSE:
Vera Judith Cadman

SPOUSE MAIDEN NAME:
Pattinson

MARRIED:
1st April 1960

PROMINENT PUBLIC ROLE OF SPOUSE:
Branch President of Country Women's' Association;
Delegate from the Country Women's' Association to the National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

CHILDREN:
3 males

RELIGION:
Christian

EDUCATION:
Certificate of Agriculture (UNSW)

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
Orchardist; Company Director

MAILING ADDRESS:
PO Box 1173
Castle Hill NSW 1765

PARTY MEMBERSHIP:
Liberal Party of Australia

PRIMARY POSITION:
Member of the House of Representatives

ELECTORATE DETAILS:
Outer metropolitan, residential suburban and semi-rural. Situated on north-western outskirts of Sydney. Main industries include light engineering, food processing, pharmaceutical, building, horticulture and general agriculture.

 

 




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